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Scarfing in French Doors

Scarfing in, the process of renovating frenchdoors

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Replacement beading to exterior doors.

These doors in essence are in good condition. Indeed the french doors are handmade from Burmease Teak -probably the most robust of all timbers but alas no longer available and actually illegal to import into the uk. These are about 30…

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Beyond economic repair

Replacement of an old Door in Southampton by Southampton Carpentry

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Wardrobe doors from Pallet wood

A project undertaken by Suzanne Carr. This will one day be the norm , upcycling materials; in this case pallets into sliding wardrobe doors. Unique and stylish I think this is a brilliant use of reclaimed wood I helped Suzanne…

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Timber flannels

I was pleased to be able to save this door. An original 1950s exterior back door, apart from the area of rot immediately below the glazing the rest of the door was sound. The rot had taken hold along the…

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Replacement Gate finished in stain

Replacement gate finished in stain. This is a copy of the original which had rotted beyond economic repair. For me this was an interesting project because it involved some curved work which does not come up that often so it…

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Driveway Gates in Southampton

A single driveway gate with an entrance door fitted in the middle. These gates are heavy so a jockey wheel has been fitted to take the stress off the hinges thus ensuring that the gate will not drop over time….

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Garage door repairs in Southampton

These garage doors were made to measure by a joiner several years ago. There are several issues with the doors because of design and manufacturing mistakes, that have resulted in the joints opening and the panels bowing. The panels were…

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How not to hang a door

This customer employed a cowboy who claimed to be a carpenter if you are the carpenter who tried to fit this door – hang your head in shame. The customer told me that she shopped around and went for the cheapest…

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Replacement garage doors

Exact replica’s were made and fitted to this garage in Southampton. The old doors were made sometime in the 1930s and the customer wanted like for like, the only difference in the method of construction was the way that I…

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